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Land Between Two Rivers

The Little Sioux River: Part 1 (#105)

A trip is taken to the alluvial plains where fossil material from the Pleistocene Period is recovered from the Turin Gravel Pit, and the Mill Creek Culture of northwest Iowa is studied. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8
Curricular Areas
Social Studies
Series Length
8 episodes
Average Episode Length
29 minutes
Record Rights
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 1 is a geological and natural history of Iowa which focuses on four major rivers in the state: the Des Moines, the Upper Iowa, the Nishnabotna and the Little Sioux. The commentary of geologists, naturalists and other specialists provides information about glacial activity, the areas' early inhabitants and the impact of modern civilization on the environment.

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